CAHSEE ELA 4.1 Expository Writing

CAHSEE ELA 4.1 Expository Writing. How are the events organized?

CAHSEE ELA: ReadingExpository Writing
CAHSEE ReadingExpository Writing
CAHSEE WritingExpository
Essay TypesExpository Essays
Informational MaterialsAnalyze Structure/Format
LanguageEnglish Language
Reading Informational TextAnalyze effectiveness of structure an author uses during an exposition or argument

Transcript

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So... what is this question asking?

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How are the listed events... organized? We can glance at our list first and see if

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anything pops out at us.

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Not alphabetical...

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Not numbered...

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...Nope, no immediate help.

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We're dealing with a lot of content here... so let's not fall into the trap of reading

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every single word.

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There's a lot of unnecessary fluff here, specifically designed to slow us down and

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throw us off track.

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A quick scan should be enough to give us the gist... time is of the essence...

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The only other thing we can do is take each option at a time, and see if it pans out.

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By date? If you can see dates here, good on you. You must be wearing your super-secret,

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x-ray decoder glasses.

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By time? Same deal.

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By type of event? Seems the foodie events would be lumped together if that were the case...

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...but instead, they're bookending the other events...

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Nope... seems like a random, jumbled mess to us. No rhyme or reason whatsoever.

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The answer is D, as in...

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"Denizen of the dark"...